Heavy-Duty Alternative Fuel and Advanced Vehicle Purchase Vouchers

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) provides incentives for alternative fuel trucks and buses. Incentives are released on a staggered schedule and are distributed based on the following criteria:

Technology TypeIncentive Amount
Class 3-8 Battery Electric School, Shuttle, and Transit Buses80% of the incremental cost, up to $150,000 per vehicle
Class 4-8 Battery Electric Trucks95% of the incremental cost, up to $185,000 per vehicle
Class 4-8 Plug-in Hybrid Electric Trucks90% of the incremental cost, up to $120,000 per vehicle
Class 4-8 Compressed Natural Gas Trucks90% of the incremental cost, up to $60,000 per vehicle
Class 4-8 Hybrid Electric Trucks90% of the incremental cost, up to $55,000 per vehicle
Class 4-8 Propane Trucks90% of the incremental cost, up to $60,000 per vehicle

Eligible vehicles must be in operation 70% of the time and be garaged in the program area. For information about voucher availability and vehicle eligibility, see the NYSERDA New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program website.